# Tension Vector Problem.

I initially posted this in advanced it probably however belongs here. Apologies.

Tension Vector Problem.
1. Homework Statement

Howdy all I have the following tension vector problem that I am struggling with:

"You hang a pot plant with a mass of 8kg from two lengths of wire attached to a horizontal beam 100cm apart. The wire on the left has a length of 50cm, the wire on the right has a length of 75cm. Find the tension in both wires."

There was no diagram for the problem.

2. Homework Equations

3. The Attempt at a Solution

I have not got very far with this as I have not solved a problem like this before where no angles are given in the initial question, I started by sketching out an 80N force in the up and down direction, and I assume I either need to seperate the x and y components for each string and/or use the parallelogram method. I am sure I am missing a basic step at that start that is not allowing me to solve this problem.

I am happy if just the steps are stated rather than the actuall maths as I would very much like to learn the steps for this type of problem as opposed to just having the answer.